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Decking

  • Steel Framing for Composite Decking

    1 LU AIA/ASLA

    The introduction of composite deck boards transformed the decking industry more than 20 years ago. However, one factor in the deck assembly did not see a change: the framing. Architects and builders specify and install composites that will not twist, splinter, or get eaten by termites, but most frames are still being built with wood. Putting a high-performance deck board on a low-performing foundation doesn’t make sense. This article will describe benefits of steel deck framing, how to design with, plan, and install steel deck framing. This program is registered with AIA for 1 CEH and with ASLA for 1 Hour. Take the course.

    Posted:
    October 2012
    Subject(s):
    Decking
    Sponsor:
    Trex
  • Comparing Walkable Roof Deck Membranes

    This course describes types of walkable roof decks, various waterproofing options, and common problems associated with deck waterproofing; describes characteristics, advantages, and applications of walkable roof deck and outdoor flooring systems; lists important design concepts and considerations for walkable roof decks, balconies and walkways; and lists system installation considerations, common details and key issues related to specifying waterproof PVC-based roof deck and flooring membranes.

    Posted:
    December 2010
    Subject(s):
    Decking
  • Comparing Walkable Roof Deck Membranes

    1.0 LU HSW

    This course describes types of walkable roof decks, various waterproofing options, and common problems associated with deck waterproofing; describes characteristics, advantages, and applications of walkable roof deck and outdoor flooring systems; lists important design concepts and considerations for walkable roof decks, balconies and walkways; and lists system installation considerations, common details and key issues related to specifying waterproof PVC-based roof deck and flooring membranes. Take the course.

    Posted:
    December 2010
    Subject(s):
    Decking
    Sponsor:
    Duradek
    Certification(s):
    AIA